Regular Community Service (Back to Village)
Student Community Service (KKN) is one of the courses with the main objective of providing students with community service and empowerment experiences. Through KKN students gain experience in the form of involvement in community roles and benefit students and the community. The KKN process has a special characteristic that combines theory with practice, so it requires an ideal foundation that philosophically will provide a complete picture and understanding of what, how, and for what KKN is implemented. This ideal foundation will philosophically provide guidance and control of thought patterns and patterns of action in every process of implementation that will distinguish it from other forms of activity. Therefore, the implementation of KKN contains at least five aspects of fundamental value and philosophical insight that cannot be separated from others, namely: (1) the integration of the implementation of the Tri Dharma of Higher Education; (2) an interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach; (3) cross-sectoral; (4) broad and pragmatic dimensions, and (5) active community involvement.
As one of the higher education institutions, the University of Jember has the vision to produce graduates who have competitive and sustainable advantages. For this reason, activities are needed that can improve student abilities through mastery of science, technology, and art and increased sensitivity, concern, and spirit of service to the community, nation, and state. KKN is a manifestation of the University of Jember’s concern for various problems the community, nation, and state face. In practice, students are given the knowledge to live during society outside the campus, directly identify and deal with development problems faced by the community to increase students’ understanding and abilities and gain greater added value in higher education.
The country’s current development with the Covid-19 Pandemic disaster, which requires Physical / Social Distance, impacts the efforts that must be made by refocusing the KKN model that will be carried out. One of the changes is KKN which is usually done in groups (teams), so at this time KKN is done independently (individually), KKN which is usually carried out at a location determined by LP2M (based on fostered villages) is currently determined by students based on their domicile location. (hometown) or can choose a location outside the domicile for certain reasons. For example, there is no mobilization or location movement that is outside the protocol rules during the Covid-19 Pandemic. This change or refocusing of the KKN Model is certainly inseparable from government policies related to social restrictions that minimize activities that involve many people and the movement of students from their current place (domicile).
Referring to these conditions and the demand to adjust through refocusing the KKN Program, students are given the option to determine their program to be carried out with a choice of thematic options for the KKN Program as follows:
1) Covid-19 Prevention Humanitarian Program;
2) Community Entrepreneurial Empowerment Program/MSMEs Affected by Covid-19;
3) Technology/Information Innovation Activity Program in Handling Covid-19;
4) BUMDES/Village Government Empowerment Program in Strengthening Village Social Safety Networks During the Covid-19 Pandemic; and
5) Learning Innovation Programs, Especially Elementary and Middle School Children Affected by Covid-19.
All programs that students have conceptualized should follow government protocols and rules during the physical/social distance period, including minimizing physical meeting activities or activities carried out by following standard health protocols. The KKN program continues to use a time duration of 45 days by following the established guidelines.
The KKN Guidebook can be downloaded at the link KKN BACK TO VILLAGE GUIDELINE
The KKN Assessment Rubric can be downloaded at the link RUBRIC OF KKN BACK TO VILLAGE ASSESMENT
Covid Volunteers Community Service (CVCS)
KKN students as volunteers in the prevention of COVID-19 through the provision of information and education, social services during the emergency response period in preventing COVID19. This program will be coordinated and to support UNEJ’s POSCOVID tasks. This KKN is part of the Volunteer Team for the Corona Virus Disease Disaster Preparedness Team (TTDKBC). The implementation of KKN Period 1 has been carried out on June 15 to July 30, 2020. While Period 2 has been carried out from August 15 to July 30, 2020. 30 September 2020. In 2021, CVCS will be held in April 2021.
CVCS Guideline can be downloaded at the link PANDUAN KKN RELAWAN COVID 19
Assessment Rubric can be downloaded at the link 3.16 FORM PENILAIAN KKN RELAWAN COVID